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Asclepias viridis (Green Milkweed)

$ 14.98
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Size: 1 gal

Comment: Dormant

See more: Perennials

Green milkweed is a native perennial that blooms on and off spring through summer. It is a must-have in any pollinator garden that is sunny, open and dry.

Green milkweed is a host plant for Monarch butterflies. It also is a good nectar source. It can be found growing is various soils, rich or poor. It requires little water once established and needs full sun.

AT A GLANCE

Texas native Yes
Water use Low
Sun exposure Full sun
Bloom color Green
Bloom time Spring, summer
Mature height 1-2.5 ft
Mature spread 1-2 ft
Attracts Butterflies, bees
Host plant Monarch, Queen butterflies
Deer resistant Yes
Poisonous Yes
Notes Bumble, honey and native bee friendly. Attracts beneficial insects.

 

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 Present in state
 Present in county and native
 Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state         
 Not present in state
 Present and rare, native in county
 Previously present, now extinct
 Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)         

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